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The Option to Quit Can Make You More Determined

You might expect to be less motivated to achieve a goal if you have the option of doing nothing instead. But a newly published study found just the opposite. ... More>


Observation

Staying Focused in the Face of Distractions

Avoiding distractions altogether — the usual advice for staying attentive — may not actually be the best answer to staying on task. ... More>


Young versus old


Here’s What Happens When You Extend a Deadline